Community Education delivers numerous opportunities for individuals within our Greater Hartford community to grow, develop and enhance their lives through the provision of high-quality education.
For over a decade, CREC has provided value-added construction consulting services to our clients. We are unique among project management providers because of the non-profit nature of our organization, and because we have actually operated numerous public schools for many years.
Data Analysis, Research and Technology
DART provides support and services in three main areas: educational technology, technology infrastructure, and research and analysis.
CREC works to recruit, develop, and retain employees who are passionate about meeting the needs of children, adults, and families in the Capitol Region. The agency seeks innovative, energetic, and dedicated people who are committed to our mission-driven work.
Institute of Teaching and Learning
The Institute of Teaching and Learning supports school districts and CREC magnet schools to increase student achievement for all learners. The key initiatives and consulting services provided by the Institute originate from three guiding principles about system growth...
All educational organizations have an ongoing need to research and to develop sources of funding to support educational programs for all learners. CREC recognizes that local school district administrators often lack the time to research, write and edit grants. As a result, many funding opportunities are not pursued and certain educational programs are jeopardized or eliminated in the district due to lack of funding.
CREC Magnet Schools believe that every child can learn at the highest level. Our learning environments are uniquely conceived and designed to encourage innovation, exploration, and the excitement of new knowledge.
The Hartford Region Open Choice Program (formally Project Concern) is a 50 year old program that offers Hartford students the opportunity to attend public schools in suburban towns, and suburban students the opportunity to attend public schools in Hartford, at no cost to the student's family.
Operations currently provides support services to CREC's 23 schools, in 40 CREC buildings, encompassing over 1.6 million square feet. As a leader in providing operational services for educational facilities, CREC can provide your district with support in the areas of...
Student Services' goal is to provide leadership in special education and support services, research-based practice, student achievement, and value-added extensions to programs and services of local school districts.
Technical Assistance and Brokering Services (TABS)
TABS offers a "one-stop shopping" approach to schools, districts and organizations. The CREC TABS Division creates customized solutions focused on systemic change, staff development and student success.
As a student transportation leader in Connecticut, CREC will continue to support districts with any transportation needs including out of district van transportation, management services, consulting services, regionalization planning, or brokering work through our current vendors.